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An Londubh is an Ceirseach, Lisa Butler.MP3
Theme: Love.

AN LONDUBH IS AN CHÉIRSEACH (scroll down for translation)
Tá an londubh is an chéirseach, is an fhuiseoigín le chéile,
Is an smóilín binn bréagach ina ndiaidh i ngach aird,
An chuach i measc an méid sin ag seinm dánta…

Myshall Croppy Boy.jpg
Location: Carlow south
A famous traditional hero-song written about the 1798 Rebellion. Cornwall was a magistrate based in Myshall.

Far Away in Old Bunclody.jpg
Song about Bunclody as sung by Les Carty
Theme: Pride in Place

Bunclody on Fair Day.jpg
Location: Carlow east, Bunclody
The author remembers the events of a fair day in Bunclody

Carlow Maid 1.jpg
Location: Carlow county
A light-hearted love song

Carlow Razor Blade.jpg
Location: Carlow town
A fun song, but with a political undertone. There was a blade factory located in Graiguecullen, Carlow .

Chip in the Basket 1.jpg
Location: Carlow north, Carlow county
The story of what happened when a group of travelling people met up for a 'spraoi'

Dick Jones (2).MP3
Location: Carlow north
A comic description of how a local man acquired a wife!

Far Away in Old Bunclody.jpg
Location: South-east Carlow, especially Bunclody / Carrigduff area

Hanging of a Carlow Boy<br />
Author unknown<br />
Printed in the Nationalist and Leinster Times in 1888
An account of an incident in 1798, another version of 'The Croppy boy'
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